Jonathan Silverman to star in Syfy pilot

March 26, 2010 at 10:45 PM
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NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Syfy says it has commissioned a script for a half-hour U.S. comedy pilot starring Jonathan Silverman from Sony and Happy Madison Productions.

Michael Rosenbaum, who created the show, will co-star, the network said.

The single-camera program follows the lives of two friends, former actors on a popular science-fiction show, who have hit rock bottom and must work together to get their lives back on track.

Happy Madison and Doug Robinson will serve as executive producers along with Adam Goldberg, Rose and Bomb Productions, and Untitled Entertainment.

Silverman is known for his roles in the TV series "Gimme a Break!" as well as in the films "Brighton Beach Memoirs," "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," "Caddyshack II," "Little Big League," "Weekend at Bernie's" and its sequel.

Rosenbaum portrayed Lex Luthor on TV's "Smallville."

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